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Puneet Mehrotra writes about the best dumb sites he has come across on the Internet.

business Updated: Feb 25, 2006 19:38 IST
CYBERDUDE | Puneet Mehrotra
CYBERDUDE | Puneet Mehrotra

Dumb and Dumber

"Too clever is dumb". Ogden Nash

Having spent time researching crime on the net, virus attacks and discovering other dark corners of the world wide web, I thought of having a relaxed weekend. I thought of writing about the best dumb sites I have come across on the Internet.

The dumb network

Here you'll find a collection of some of the craziest laws, wackiest facts and tons of other ridiculous things. There's is loads of information, wacky anecdotes and other interesting material worth reading. Besides that the site also offers links to dumb criminal acts, dumb facts, dumb laws, dumb warnings, real haunted houses and other interesting information. They have a network things that are dumb including dumbcriminals.


With such a gem of a name and a really funny picture I was curious to explore the site.The forum is very interesting especially worth reading are Political Haranguing Discussion and the Dumb Discussion. Even George Bush may shed his biblical frown. Holy Christ!


Some interesting links and sites listed here. I read Business2.0's fourth annual review of the most shameful, dishonest, and just plain stupid moments of the past year. The forums in I-am-bored are worth exploring. Brutally Honest Personals in the forums is hilarious.

Dumbest Pickup Lines

Hi, I may not be Fred Flintstone, but I'd certainly like to make your bed rock

Nice shoes, do you want to f^ck?

I lost my phone number. Can I borrow yours?

Is your dad a baker? Because you sure have got great buns.

You look yummy. You must bring new meaning to the word "edible".

More such gems here

A list of thousands of ways to annoy people. How to annoy people in an elevator, ways to annoy our roommate and much more on this site.

Weird Laws

Did you know in Albana it is illegal to be for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle. Read some more -

Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.

It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church

In California

Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses.

Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.

Bathhouses are against the law.

It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale.

Women may not drive in a house coat.

In Florida

Women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner.

A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.

If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.

It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.

Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.

Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.

It is illegal to skateboard without a license.

When having sex, only the missionary position is legal.

In Louisiana

It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.

In New York

It is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.

The penalty for jumping off a building is death!

Women may go topless in public, providing it is not being used as a business

More such weird laws onlawguruanddumblaws.

As dumb as it gets. Dumb and dumber.

Pride in being dumb. Don't me? Take a look.

"When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people." Seneca (Roman philosopher, mid-1st century AD)

"I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information."
Bill Watterson.

By the way did you know in Nevada a man is forbidden from buying drinks for more than three people. So go buy your own drinks and have a happy weekend!

Puneet Mehrotra is a web strategist atwww.Cyberzest.comand editswww.MidnightEdition.comyou can email him on

First Published: Feb 16, 2006 18:40 IST